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Affluent Magazine July / August 2010

July / August 2010

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Weeding Upset From Your Life

by Debra J. Slover

 Weeding Upset From Your Life Have you ever been perturbed about something? Are you persistently annoyed with someone? Do you experience repeated disappointment? Welcome to the human emotion of upset. According to the dictionary, upset is the disruption of normal functioning of the body and mind. Whether it is the driver in front of us, the line at the grocery store checkout, dirty dishes in the sink, or the toilet seat left up -- the potential for upset plagues our daily lives.
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The Value of a Penny

by Dianne Durante, Ed.S. and Kirsten Hagman, LMSW

The Value of a Penny The last few years have been the most challenging financial times in this country since the Great Depression struck in the 1930s. Plants are closing, established businesses are folding, weather is destroying crops, and morale is low. Society has been reminded of how fragile life is. Knowing now that things can change in an instant, "on a dime" as the old saying goes, why not focus on this dime, or a penny, to think about ways to focus on what is really important?  Let's break down the penny and some things that it can remind us.
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Hosting an Intimate Dinner Party

by Tony Conway, CMP

Hosting an Intimate Dinner Party Creating a truly memorable event is always a tough challenge.  Whether it is a birthday party, holiday gathering, a wedding reception, or an intimate dinner at home with friends, the key to an unforgettable celebration is careful planning and details, details, details! The first step in planning is determining the purpose of the event; no matter what size the event; and what you want to accomplish.
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Summer Beauty Kit

by Mary Jo Matsumoto

Summer Beauty Kit The pleasures of summer put different demands on our skin and beauty routine. This is the time to lighten up your look and add a little sheen. Humid temperatures making your skin act up? I have just the thing to soothe your skin. Need a little sparkle to rev up your evenings? There are new makeup options that will help you shine from head to toe. Come with me and check out all the latest goodies you're going to want to add to your summer beauty kit!
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The Gleneagles Hotel: A Luxury Hotel Delivering a Quintessential Scottish Experience with Diverse Activities & Superior Cuisine

by Madison Freeman

The Gleneagles Hotel: A Luxury Hotel Delivering a Quintessential Scottish Experience with Diverse Activities & Superior Cuisine Five-star style, five-star service, five-star experiences — the list is endless in describing the Gleneagles Hotel, the award-winning property set among 850 acres of stunning scenery in Perthshire, Scotland. The sprawling estate, designed in the style of a French chateau, is an ideal vacation playground for leisure travelers, families, couples, golfers and sporting enthusiasts seeking exceptional facilities and unrivaled service. Gleneagles is as much a part of the fabric of Scotland as are Sir Sean Connery, tartan kilts and world-class golf!
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Hotel Teatro: A “Mile High City” Masterpiece

by Madison Freeman

Hotel Teatro: A “Mile High City” Masterpiece With more than 300 days of sunshine a year, and boasting stunning Rocky Mountain backdrops and a lively culinary, arts and cultural scene, Colorado’s “Mile High City,” Denver, is becoming an increasingly popular destination amongst discerning travelers. Located in the heart of downtown Denver, across from the Denver Center for Performing Arts (DCPA), Hotel Teatro is an exceptional luxury boutique hotel featuring 110 guest rooms and suites.
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Small Speaker – Big Upgrade: The New Octave Signature Series by Morel

by Affluent Magazine

Small Speaker – Big Upgrade: The New Octave Signature Series by Morel Morel announces enhancements to its award-winning Octave Signature speaker series with better-than-ever sound engineering plus a user-empowering modular cabinet design.Designed and built in Israel, improvements to Morel’s Octave Signature benefit from design techniques first seen in the company’s reference Fat Lady loudspeakers, including the highly unusual concept of allowing the enclosure to ‘sing’ with the music.
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Gresso Presents Design Modification of Apple iPhone 3GS and Apple iPhone 4

by Affluent Magazine

Gresso Presents Design Modification of Apple iPhone 3GS and Apple iPhone 4 Case of the model is produced from African Blackwood which has become a flagship of Gresso mobile phones. It is a rare, exclusive material of incredible strength and durability. There are no available two identical iPhone models from Gresso, as well as two identical trees in the nature.
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Castle Pines Village Remains the Pinnacle of Luxury Living in Colorado

by Affluent Magazine

Castle Pines Village Remains the Pinnacle of Luxury Living in Colorado For more than 20 years, Castle Pines Village has been the pinnacle of luxurious living along the Front Range of Colorado. Located on 3,000 acres in Douglas County, Colorado, Castle Pines Village is the Denver area’s most celebrated and established gated, master planned golf community. Home to the state’s top ranked Jack Nicklaus Signature golf courses and nestled in a spectacular natural setting of dramatic rock cliffs and an old-growth pine forest, the community is unmatched.
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Fractional Ownership at The Porches Offers Ideal Alternative to Buying a Second Home

by Affluent Magazine

Fractional Ownership at The Porches Offers Ideal Alternative to Buying a Second Home While the recession has taken a toll on much of the second home real estate market, there are a few communities that are continuing to experience strong sales despite the economic conditions. The Porches in Steamboat Springs is one such community, and is among the most desirable ski communities in the country, offering both whole ownership and a unique fractional ownership opportunity in its Private Residence Club, that ensures six weeks of vacation each year with inclusion of five-star amenities.
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